Road to Independence
Key Battles of the Revolutionary War
None required, but computers with a word processing program will help students complete the required final product which is graded for assessment.
- Paul Revere’s Midnight Ride, by Steven Krensky
- “Revolutionary Soldier Equipment Fact Sheet”
- “Excerpts from Joseph Plumb Martin’s Journal”
- “Fictional Account of a Revolutionary War Soldier’s Day” with online video
- Journal Worksheet
A Day in the Life of a Revolutionary Soldier
Students will write a journal entry as if they were a soldier in the Revolutionary War. Students should discuss the importance of the soldier’s equipment in relationship to daily life.